Hard, yes. Impossible, no. Insured or uninsured, trying to quit or helping a smoker quit, we can help. Read on.
Some of the reasons to quit smoking are very small.
Rhode Islanders Who Quit - hear their stories.
NRT and phone counseling can double your chances of quitting.
Free phone counseling can help you quit for good.
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7,000 toxic, cancer-causing and other chemical compounds are found in tobacco smoke.

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RI Smokers' Helpline
Call 1-800-QuitNow


Call today! Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is available for eligible callers as patches, gum, and lozenges while supplies last. NRT + telephone counseling can double a smoker’s chances of quitting. A trained quit coach will help you create a quit plan and connect you with free evidence-based quit tools and self-help materials. All NRT available through the RI Smokers' Helpline is FDA-approved and is clinically proven as safe and effective.


Cessation education training available for healthcare providers as well as training on using the Smokers' Quitline fax-referral system.

Medicaid Cessation Services
DHS Info Line

Mandatory cessation coverage for Managed Care and Fee-For-Service members. Quit medications, nicotine replacement therapy, and individual counseling. Restrictions may apply.

Private Health Insurance Coverage

Mandatory cessation coverage, not including self-insured plans. Resources, quit medications, nicotine replacement therapy, and counseling. Restrictions may apply. Call the phone number listed on your insurance card for details.

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Online Quit Support

becomeanex.org smokefree.gov

American Lung Association


National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative


CDC Office on Smoking and Health